1. adv книжн. быстро

old age comes on apace — не успеешь оглянуться, как наступит старость

2. adv книжн. вровень; в ногу
Синонимический ряд:
1. active (adj.) active; alert; chop-chop; energetic; expeditiously; fast; quick
2. rapidly (other) at breakneck speed; at full blast; at the double (British); at top speed; by leaps and bounds; chop-chop; double-quick; expeditiously; fast; flat out; flat-out; fleetly; full tilt; hastily; lickety-split; like a bat out of hell; like a flash; like a shot (colloquial); like the wind; on the double (US); posthaste; post-haste; presto; promptly; pronto; quick; quickly; rapidly; soon; speedily; swift; swiftly

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Смотреть что такое "apace" в других словарях:

  • Apače — Apače …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Apače — Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Apače — Escudo de Apače Escudo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Apace — A*pace , adv. [Pref. a + pace. OE. a pas at a walk, in which a is the article. See {Pace}.] With a quick pace; quick; fast; speedily. [1913 Webster] His dewy locks did drop with brine apace. Spenser. [1913 Webster] A visible triumph of the gospel …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apace — (adv.) mid 14c., from a pace, lit. at a pace, but usually with a sense of at a good pace, from A (Cf. a ) (1) on + PACE (Cf. pace) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • apace — ► ADVERB literary ▪ swiftly; quickly. ORIGIN from Old French a pas at (a considerable) pace …   English terms dictionary

  • apace — [ə pās′] adv. [ME apas: see A 1 & PACE1] at a fast pace; with speed; swiftly …   English World dictionary

  • Apače — Infobox Settlement name = official name = Apače native name = other name = nickname = settlement type = total type = motto = imagesize = 300px image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = image blank emblem = blank… …   Wikipedia

  • apace — [[t]əpe͟ɪs[/t]] ADV: ADV after v If something develops or continues apace, it is developing or continuing quickly. [FORMAL] Land reclamation continues apace... The plan is proceeding apace, with another 13 superstores opened in the first half of… …   English dictionary

  • apace — adverb Etymology: Middle English, probably from Middle French à pas on step Date: 14th century 1. at a quick pace ; swiftly < growing apace > 2. abreast used with of or with < trying to keep …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • apace — adverb Quickly, rapidly, with speed. Construction of the new offices is proceeding apace. Syn: expeditiously, swiftly …   Wiktionary

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